Albuquerque metropolitan area
|Albuquerque metropolitan area|
View of Albuquerque, from Pat Hurley Park
|Principal cities||Bernalillo County (Albuquerque)
Sandoval County (Rio Rancho)
Torrance County (Moriarty)
Valencia County (Belen, Los Lunas)
|• Total||9,297 sq mi (24,080 km2)|
|• Density||95/sq mi (37/km2)|
|Time zone||Mountain Time Zone (UTC-7)|
|• Summer (DST)||Mountain Daylight Time (UTC-6)|
|Highest elevation 10,678ft/3,255m at the Sandia Crest, in the Sandia Mountains.
Albuquerque elevation 5,312ft/1,619m.
The Albuquerque Metropolitan Statistical Area is a metropolitan area in central New Mexico centered on the city of Albuquerque that covers four counties - Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance, and Valencia. As of the 2010 census, the MSA had a population of 887,077. It is now estimated to be 1,000,000. The Albuquerque MSA forms a part of the larger Albuquerque – Santa Fe – Las Vegas combined statistical area.
- Bosque Farms
- Jemez Springs
- Los Lunas
- Los Ranchos de Albuquerque
- San Ysidro
As of the census of 2000, there were 729,649 people, 281,052 households, and 186,540 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 69.74% White, 2.47% African American, 5.53% Native American, 1.64% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 16.37% from other races, and 4.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 41.48% of the population.
The median income for a household in the MSA was $37,071, and the median income for a family was $41,804. Males had a median income of $32,563 versus $24,462 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $17,211.
Albuquerque MSA Estimated Employment (August 2006)
|Source: New Mexico Department of Labor |
- List of metropolitan areas in New Mexico
- List of micropolitan areas in New Mexico
- List of cities in New Mexico
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